Top Chef: Just Desserts

Mr. Chocolate

Season 1, Ep 1, Aired 9/15/10
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  • Episode Description
  • In their first challenge the pastry chefs have to transform their signature dessert into a cupcake. Then in the elimination challenge they have to create the most luxurious chocolate dessert imaginable.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Zac Young

    Contestant - Season 1

  • Yigit Pura

    Contestant - Season 1

  • Tim Nugent

    Contestant - Season 1

  • Tania Peterson

    Contestant - Season 1

  • Seth Caro

    Contestant - Season 1

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Notes (1)

    • The guest judge in this episode is master pastry chef Jacques Torres, known as Mr. Chocolate.

    Trivia (2)

    • Elimination Challenge The pastry chefs have to create the most luxurious chocolate dessert imaginable for a group of fifty chocolate lovers including guest judge Jacques Torres. Winner: Heather Hurlbert Winning Dessert: Dark Chocolate Mousse Torte with Chocolate Grand Marnier Sauce Top Three: Heather H., Seth, Zac Bottom Three: Danielle, Morgan, Tania Eliminated: Tania

    • Quickfire Challenge First the pastry chefs are told to create their signature dessert in one and a half hour. After fifteen minutes into competition the judges tell, that they have to transform it into a cupcake.
      Winner:Seth Caro Winning Dessert: Steamed Malaysian Coconut Cake with Basil Buttercream & Candied Pine Nuts Prize: Immunity in the elimination challenge Top Three: Heather C., Tania, Seth Bottom Three: Malika, Tim, Zac

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